An illustrator, ecologist, and science communicator living and working in upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains.

With a formal background in both the fine arts and biological sciences, Dinan works as a creative and scientific illustrator that help bring people closer to the natural world around them. She has created illustrations for books, comics, trail signs, field guides, educational programs, and community outreach pieces for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NYC Department of Sanitation, University of Oregon, The Nature Conservancy, Cornell University, small community based organizations, and private clients. 

Emily-Bell received her Master of Science in restoration ecology at the University of Oregon and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History at the City University of New York, Hunter College.